The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Hyper-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hyper-V over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Hyper-V
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 32 30
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 0 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 2.54% 3.14%
As % of the System Software category - 29.63% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £388 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -42.59%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £398
% change year-on-year -1.51% -16.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.64% -7.44%  

Hyper-V is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 35 27 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 11.04% 8.57% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 15
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £360 £344
% change year-on-year +3.12% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.64 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £13.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06%  

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Hyper-V as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in Merseyside

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Hyper-V in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Rational Application Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Requirements

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Rational Application Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) UML
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft